World Institute of Pain

  WIP Founders: Serdar Erdine, Gabor Racz, Prithvi Raj, Ricardo Ruiz-Lopez Kris Vissers and Craig Hartrick On the eve of the defense of Hemmo Bosscher's doctoral thesis - 2017 Feb 21 - Craig Hartrick, Hemmo Bosscher, Kris Vissers On the eve of the defense of Hemmo Bosscher's doctoral thesis - C. Hartrick, B. Heavner, H. Bosscher, K. Vissers WIP Executive Board Meeting – Maastricht 2015 - Prithvi Raj, Serdar Erdine, Athina Vadalouca, Craig Hartrick, Dianne Willard, Philippe Mavrocordatos, Muhammad Ather, Maarten van Kleef, Kris Vissers, Jan van Zunder The Kiss Kris Vissers with Rubina Ahmad, Andrea Trescot and 2016 World Congress Delegates Kris Vissers, Richard Rauck, James Rathmell, Kenneth Chapman 2016 EFIC Pain School - Katanolli with Kris Vissers in Nijmegen WIP Past-President & Founder, Ricardo Ruiz-Lopez with Taiwan Pain Society representatives, including Prof.Yu-Chuan Tsai Budapest 2015 - James Heavner, Serdar Erdine, Gabor Racz, Prithvi Raj, Ricardo Ruiz-Lopez, Standiford HelmMichael Gofeld, Kris Vissers, Clifford Woolf, James Rathmell, Richard Rauck, Honorio BenzonLiong Liem teaching at WIP Benelux workshop 2001-2002 FIPPsKris Vissers and Peter Staats with colleagues in Singapore - 2016 Dr. Ho Kok Yuen, MD, FIPP, President of Singapore Pain Society Ricardo Ruiz-Lopez teaching FIPP Award Ceremony 2014 Miles Day, Maarten van Kleef, Sang Chul Lee, James Heavner at FIPP Award Ceremony 2013Kris Vissers with Raad Al-Khafaji, Secretary General of the Iraqi Society for Pain Management

A Message from the President of WIP, Dr. Craig T. Hartrick | May 2017

"To preserve open communication among our international membership to foster the exchange of medical science information in the field of interventional pain management." A simple, but powerful statement in the Preamble of the Bylaws of WIP that truly are guiding words for our member network. It is the exchange of both knowledge and skill on the global stage of pain medicine that are paramount to ensuring that working together we can deliver quality educational programs, hands-on workshops, and mentoring initiatives for the benefit of all pain physicians and the patients they serve.  READ MORE......

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WIP 2016 was a successful gathering that harnessed the expertise and experience of thousands of pain clinicians from around the world including physicians, researchers, students and nurses.
Click Here to view the Abstract book and webcasts of lectures by Esther M. Benedetti, USA, Honorio T. Benzon, USA and many more!

Introducing the Class of 2016 Fellow of International Pain Practice (FIPP)
Introducing the Class of 2016 Certified Interventional Pain Sonologist (CIPS)

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